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A History of New York: From the Beginning of the World to the End of the ... - Page 201
by Washington Irving - 1864 - 528 pages
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 7

History - 1820
...must confess these gallant garments were rather short, scarce reaching below the knee ; but i lien they made up in the number, which generally equalled that of the gentlemen's small clothes ; and what is still more praise-worthy, they were all of their own manufacture—...
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A history of New-York, from the beginning of the world to the end ..., Volume 2

Washington Irving - New York (State) - 1819
...— though I must confess these gallant garments were rather short, scarce reaching below the knee; but then they made up in the »number,» which generally equalled that of the gentlemen's small clothes; and what is still more praise-worthy, they were all of their own manufacture...
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Atheneum, Or, Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 7

Technology & Engineering - 1820
...— though I must confess these gallant garments were rather short, scarce reaching below the knee ; but then they made up in the number, which generally equalled that of the gentleman's small clothes ; and what is still more praise-worthy, they were all of their own manufacture — of...
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A history of New York: from the beginning of the world to the end of the ...

Washington Irving - New York (State) - 1820 - 520 pages
...below the knee; but then they made up in the number, which generally equalled that of the gentlemen's small-clothes: and what is still more praise-worthy, they were all of their own manufacture—of which circumstance, as may well be supposed, they were not a little vain. These were...
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The Edinburgh monthly magazine [afterw.] Blackwood's Edinburgh ..., Volume 7

1820
...1 must confess tiiese gallant garments were rather short, scarce reaching below the knee ; but men they made up in the number, which generally equalled that of the gentlemen's small clothes ; and what is still more praise-worthy, they were all of their own manufacture...
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A History of New-York: From the Beginning of the World to the End of the ...

Washington Irving - New York (State) - 1821 - 372 pages
...— though I must confess these gallant garments were rather short, scarce reaching below the knee ; but then they made up in the number, which generally equalled that of the gentlemen's small-clothes ; and what is still more praise-worthy, they were all of their own manufacture...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Review, Volume 5

History - 1821
...dyes ; though I must confess these gallant garments were rather short, scarce reaching below the knee, but then they made up in the number, which generally equalled that of the gentlemen s small-cloaths ; and what is still more praise-worthy, they were all of their own manufacture...
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Memoirs Concerning the Affairs of Scotland from Queen Anne's Accession to ...

George Lockhart - Scotland - 1824 - 404 pages
...— though I must confess these gallant garments were rather short, scarce reaching below the knee ; but then they made up in the number, which generally equalled that of the gentlemen's small clothes ; and what is still more praiseworthy, they were all of their own manufacture...
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A history of New York: from the beginning of the world to the end ..., Volume 1

Washington Irving - History - 1824
...gallant garments were rather short, scarce reaching below, the knee ; but then 192 FEMALE COSTUME. they made up in the number, which generally equalled that of the gentlemen's small clothes ; and what is still more praise-worthy, they were all of their own manufacture...
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A History of New York from the Beginning of the World

Washington Irving - American wit and humor - 1825 - 312 pages
...but then they made up in the unmber, which generally equalled that of the gentlemen's small clothes ; and what is still more praiseworthy, they were all of their own maunfacture — of which circumstance, as may well be supposed, they were not a little vain. These...
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